95 Miles to Go (R)
Ray Romano seems like a nice guy. I've slightly giggled at Everybody Loves Raymond a few times when waiting for The Simpsons. I saw Welcome to Mooseport in a theater. He seems like a very friendly everyman. That said, there is absolutely no reason for this tour documentary, directed by Romano's opening act Tom Caltabiano, except for hardcore Romano completists, if any roam the Earth. After the end of his show, Romano returned to stand-up, and this DVD captures going town to town. But nothing happens. At all. They change shirts, they drive, they get food — that's it. With the exception of the stage comedy, this is the equivalent of watching home videos of someone who accidentally left his cell-phone camera on. — Louis Fowler
Writer-director Oren Moverman and star Woody Harrelson continue the out-of-left-field, explosive chemistry they've been stoking since 2009's The Messenger, with this character study of an L.A. cop (Harrelson) who spirals out of control after his caught-on-camera-phone beating of a suspect. The incident triggers the cop's long-simmering resentment, alcoholism, racism and rage, but Rampart is no typical shame-spiral melodrama. Harrelson can't help but be somewhat sympathetic — the guy exudes affability, even when chain-smoking his way into what he hopes is an early grave. Moverman has a way of teasing out his actor's hidden mechanics, almost single-handedly recasting Harrelson the next Jack Nicholson. — Justin Strout
Anchor Bay Home Entertainment
It's damn good to see Jon Voight in a starring role. He's legendary, and like most his age, doesn't get enough chances to carry a picture. When he does, he makes his presence felt, something the Channing Tatums and Zac Efrons will never know. Sadly, why does he have to be in a movie as rote and routine as the silly, quasi-supernatural thriller Beyond? Voight is a police detective known for tracking down missing children. When his police chief's niece is kidnapped, he teams with a talk-radio psychic to track the kidnappers down. There's a minor Shyamalan-esque twist early on that's awesome, but then abandoned. By the time you've guessed the ending, it's unnecessary anyway. — Louis Fowler
The costumes were amazing and added to the brilliant production.
The striking colors and textures are reminiscent of Southern Colorado and New Mexico. Lovely work.